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Old 06 January 2019, 04:49 PM
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I have installed the white line heavy duty rear arb mounts. Just wondering how tight the hex bolts need to be (holds arb to mount). It seems like you canít get a lot of purchase on them and I am scared of chewing the hex thread.
Do they need to be super tight? Any tips on best tool to tighten up.

also I noticed the washers do not siit completely flat ó seems to be a bit big and bend a little round shape of mount - do I need to have them completely flat?

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Old 07 January 2019, 12:46 PM
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anyone?
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Old 07 January 2019, 02:08 PM
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I fitted the heavy duty mount to my classic, i didnt haver any such difficulties in tightening up the arb mount cup to the mount itself etc, have you fitted the mounts the right way round ?
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Old 07 January 2019, 02:21 PM
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Same, mine went on with no problems. They all went very hand tight.
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Old 07 January 2019, 04:44 PM
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Ok guys, I will have a look at them again.
I installed the mounts with the ribs facing the rear of the car - is that correct?

I think the washers were a little off, meaning that they tightened down not completely flat. I will undue and redo them again.

So hand tight is good enough for those brackets which hold the arb itself?

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I didn't do mine up with a breaker or a torque wrench, just as hard as I could with a standard ratchet by hand.
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Old 07 January 2019, 04:55 PM
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Originally Posted by BrownPantsRacing View Post
I didn't do mine up with a breaker or a torque wrench, just as hard as I could with a standard ratchet by hand.
i did same as you aswell



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Old 07 January 2019, 05:51 PM
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Originally Posted by ZANY View Post


i did same as you aswell



Lovely thanks! Is that strengthening rib on mount pointing towards rear of car?
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Old 07 January 2019, 06:31 PM
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I followed this guide http://www.perth-wrx.com/vb/mechanic...nts-links.html

It states to point the strengthening rib towards rear of car.

Looks like this guides tells you to install strengthening rob towards rear of car - this contradicts whitelines instructions - off they come again then unless anyone confirmed the rib should face rear of car

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Old 07 January 2019, 09:38 PM
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Old 08 January 2019, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by jazzyjembreaze View Post
I just called whiteline hq. The ribbed strength bar must face the front of car. They admitted their instructions previously gave out the incorrect info (hence my confusion when instructions said face forward).

May be a few folk on the forum have a busy weekend refitting their HD arb mounts
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Old 08 January 2019, 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by The Rig View Post
I fitted the heavy duty mount to my classic, i didnt haver any such difficulties in tightening up the arb mount cup to the mount itself etc, have you fitted the mounts the right way round ?
Depends what you consider the right way round😃
Arb strength ribs all facing front of car
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Old 08 January 2019, 03:34 PM
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Not quite as simple as that I’m afraid
I purchased mine in 2013 they are indeed marked left & right
however the holes don’t line up if turned around ..
so in saying that ... I can gather my evidence
& whiteline are liable
A cost of remove
B replace under manufacturing error
C compensation
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Old 08 January 2019, 03:49 PM
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Whiteline stated both mounts are identical. Its just that the ribs require to face front.
Just passing on the information but it is still very hazy!

If you place the mounts on the wrong side, with ribs facing forward, you will not be able to bolt down the bar. Words of Whiteline themselves

Where are they marked left and right?

https://www.whiteline.com.au/docs/in...ides/Z5031.pdf

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